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Hearty Tortellini Vegetable Soup

 
Hearty Tortellini Vegetable Soup
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A hearty vegetarian cheese tortellini soup recipe with stovetop and optional super fast microwave directions. Packed with veggies.

Yield

6

servings

Prep

10

min

Cook

20

min

Ready

30

min

 

Ingredients

3 cups mushrooms
small, quartered
*
1 cup onions
chopped
1 cup carrots
chopped
1 cup zucchini
chopped
1 tablespoon olive oil
plus 1 teaspoon
2 small garlic cloves
minced
*
4 cups spinach
washed, drained
3 cups tomatoes
stewed
2 cups vegetable stock
or chicken stock if non-vegetarian
2 tablespoons parsley leaves
chopped
2 tablespoons dill weed
fresh, chopped
56 tortellini
frozen, stuffed with ricotta cheese
*

Directions

Stovetop

Heat oil in a large soup pot over medium-high heat. Add the onions, cook for about 5 minutes then add the mushrooms, carrots, and garlic. Stir gently and cook for five or ten minutes or until the veggies are beginning to soften.

Add the remaining ingredients, except the tortellini, bring to the boil and reduce heat to a simmer. Simmer for 20 minutes or more as desired.

About 10 minutes before you're ready to serve, add the tortellini and cook until al dentè.

Serve with crusty bread and grated parmesan cheese (optional).

Hearty Vegetarian Cheese Tortellini soup

Microwave

In a 4-quart microwavable casserole combine mushrooms, onions, carrots, zucchini, oil, and garlic and stir to coat.

Cover and microwave on HIGH for 6 minutes, stirring once halfway through cooking.

Add remaining ingredients except tortellini and stir to combine.

Cover and microwave on HIGH for 6 minutes, stirring once Add tortellini and stir to combine; cover and microwave on Medium for 5 minutes.

Let stand for 5 minutes, stirring after 3 minutes, until tortellini are soft.

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* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 263g (9.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 241322% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 58g 89%
Saturated Fat 28g 139%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 320mg 107%
Sodium 2756mg 115%
Total Carbohydrate 123g 123%
Dietary Fiber 17g 69%
Sugars g
Protein 213g
Vitamin A 150% Vitamin C 43%
Calcium 122% Iron 73%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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